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Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
after superstorm sandy. 90 people in the united states and canada were killed. bringing the total death toll fromicisticist to 100 -- from superstorm sandy to 157. and officials abandon their search for a ship's chapten who is believed -- is happen who is believed -- chapten who is believed to have drawn -- captain who is believed to have drowned. in new jersey, the scope of the damage became clear. much of the jersey shore is reduced to piles of sand, water and debris. boats flung from marinas. today people remembered what they endurate and what they lost -- endured and what they lost. >> life and death situation. >> no power. no help. i felt helpless. >> i don't ever think it will be the same. >> chris christie said the state's job is to move from saving lives to rebuilding. >> in new york city commuters struggled to return to work. some service has been restored but 9 subway lines remain shut down today. passengers had to wait in long lines to catch a bus and many walked in. much of manhattan remains in the dark and on staten island they continue to search for two little boys who wer
FOX
Nov 10, 2012 7:00am PST
the jersey shore nearly two weeks after sandy, those who used to live in the area got to return home for the first time yesterday. they were taken by bus to their former homes in seaside heights where they had an hour to pack what they could. some of them say they were not prepared for what they saw. >> you have a list and you are prepared to get what you want but you -- you spend like -- 15 minutes just devastated, just trying to look to see what's on the floor. >> reporter: at the main staging center in tom's river new jersey a company has been making restore the shore t- shirts to raise money for schools and shelters. more buses will take people in to the disaster zone each day through tuesday. >>> occupy wall street finds a new cause. helping, the victims of sandy. see how their relief effort is helping people get the supplies they need coming up at 7:17. >> it's hard to imagine we had warm weather just at the beginning of the week. >> short time. >> already another cold morning and rosemary watching the temperatures for us. will it warm up? >> it'll feel a lot like what we
FOX
Nov 4, 2012 7:00am PST
of super storm sandy. how relief workers are trying to help and what the mayor of new york is now urging victims to do. >>> good morning, and welcome to mornings on 2 it's sunday, november 4th i'm mike mibach. >> and i'm claudine wong. let's check in on your weather with rosemary orozco. it's warming up? >> yeah addition fall warming in the forecast for today. we fell back in the overnight hours because of it the sun is already shining. we're looking at anywhere from 4-8 degrees of warming for your afternoon today. you can see 4-5 for santa rosa, san francisco, livermore as well as san jose. i'll break down these number for you and talk about the patchy fog and cool conditions outside your door at this hour coming up. >>> new this morning employees of railey's knob hills foods are on strike for the first time in the company's 77 year history. workers hit the picket line an hour ago. >> reporter: this knob hill store opened at 6:00 a.m. just as scheduled. if we take a peek inside here it looks pretty empty. there is only one person working all the cash registers. and that is because just
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
storm sandy. searchers have found the bodies of two boys swept out of their mother's arms on monday. now the family lost electricity at their home so the mother tried to drive to a relative's house. but her car was soon trapped by the raging waters. well they got out of the car, she started banging on doors but no one would help. that is when she lost hold of her two and four-year-old sons. >> it's a horrible story. you can't imagine a grief a parent would feel having the loss of their children. >> the mother survived. she was clinging to a post on a porch. the big storm has killed at least 37 people in the new york still area. all along the east coast 4.5 million homes and businesses still have no power this morning. and that is making the crisis even worse at the gas pumps. the outages forced a lot of gas stations to close while it's also disrupting the flow of fuel from refineries to the gas station that are open and the wait of some of the gas stations two hours long. >>> right now it looks like wall street is responding favorably to this mornings monthly jobs report for october. rel
FOX
Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm PDT
with sandy. the obama administration's budget take away 3% of their funds including a billion dollar cut in disaster preparedness money. romney has also talked about making some of their services private in the past. a new york times report said that grants to local first responders have been cut 43% over the past two years. >> the gravy train may be ending somewhat, there is money going back but i could see that being hurt. >> reporter: the obama administration and the romney campaign have both softened their stance on fema cuts over the past few days. >> a 44-year-old facing charges in connection with an arson fire that damaged the law offices of the vallejo mayor. maude love pleaded not guilty to three counts of arson. the september 29th fire destroyed much of davis's law office. family members said that love suffer from mental illness. >> the vp hit the campaign trail in florida telling supporters that a romney presidenty would be bad news for women. >> imagine, imagine what the 40 years of progress, women have made in that country would -- what happened to it after four years of
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
spilled. another tough side of hurricane sandy devastated new jersey and now looting of storm damaged property was a big problem. flights are slow thely start -- slowly starting to recover and both jersey and other areas are running with limited service. >>> they are focusing on sandy and the president has a packed campaign regimen. >>> a man was shot and killed at a cell phone store. it happened at 7:00 p.m. last night at the metro pc store on the boulevard. the victim is his father who owns the store. police have not released information about the suspect. they say the shooting may have happened during a robbery attempt. [applauds] [ music ] >> pam cook could not do better, perfect way to end the night with the great tony benefit singing i left my heart in san francisco. that was a surprise appearance at the giants victory parade yesterday. it didn't take long for all of them to clear the confetti. they estimated the giants parade and the estimated hall, the giants are picking up the tab and the city is paying for the cleanup. they reworked a lot of skids to cut back on the heating
FOX
Nov 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
battered by super storm sandy. the president traveled to hard hit areas on wednesday and today's meeting at the white house includes top aides, the head of fema and by the telephone, the governors of new york, new jersey and connecticut. and in this morning's weekly addressed. the president pledged to help storm victims to rebuild no matter how long it takes. >> as president, i promise them this, your country be there for you for as long as it takes to recover and rebuild. >> following this morning's meeting, they will fan out to tour damaged areas to make sure that necessary resources shall being provided. that includes gasoline because there's a shortage. and the long lines for gas still visible in some states. new jersey is actually rationing gas. >>> some people in new york cheered this morning when the lights came back on. the number of people without power drops from 2.6 million from a high of 8 million. the storm has left 175 people dead, including 106 in the united states. >>> new york marathon will not be run tomorrow. mayor bloomberg canceled that race after mounting criticism.
FOX
Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >> the president tours the devastation along the east coast from super storm sandy. how the recovery effort is going. >> back here in just a couple minutes tracking rain on the halloween evening and i will show you which areas will see rain and how long it's going to last. . >>> the ethics commission said it's gotten a complaint take a councilmember may have illegally used stires sours for his campaign. it's around his announcement that he is running for an at large large counsel seat. council seat. he said that the complaint seems like a sign separation by opponents. >> more on election 2012. our new ktvu field poll indicates support for the governor's tax measure as slipped below the majority needed for passing. 38% say they will vote no. back in july the measure had 54% support. a competing tax measure, 38 is also losing. 34% say they will vote yes. . >> thousands of nurses are scheduled to walk out of local hospitals tomorrow in a one day strike. picketing starts at seven at hospitals in alameda, and solano. the california nurses association is striking over a contract dispute that
FOX
Nov 8, 2012 7:00am PST
the northeastern u.s. on the he'lls of hurricane sandy. that storm dropped a lot of snow in some areas. it's now lowly -- shely often -- it's now slowly moving out of the area. look at this. staten island. a nor'easter knocked out more power lines there. it also stopped commuter trains. this is a woman in new jersey, she was hoping to save more of her property destroyed. instead, she's picking out donated clothing. >> it sucks, for lack of a better way to say it -- better word. >>> there's good news, temperatures are slowly starting to rise. that snow, starting to melt this morning. >>> also, the winter storm has really messed up a lot of flights as well. airlines canceled at least 1300 flights, to and from the new york metropolitan area. sfo expected some flights from newark, j.f.k. and philadelphia to be canceled again today. if you plan to fly just call ahead first. yesterday, 31 flights were canceled, including flights to philadelphia, connecticut and washington, d.c. >>> 7:05. president obama is back in washington, d.c. this morning. still facing the challenges of a divided congress. the pr
FOX
Nov 9, 2012 12:00pm PST
treasure island in several hours from now. >>> another days of a superstorm sandy -- more days after superstorm sandy ravaged the east coast, some people still don't have power. there is a gore ration there. only about a fourth of stations are open. most have no power or no gasoline. in new york, 220,000 customers still don't have electricity. in new jersey, the jim is 250,000. the -- the number is 50,000. the white house plans to visit new york on thursday to review how the efforts are going. >>> and there's -- there is a scam warning about people saying they are collecting money for sandy's victims. the d.a.'s office says the scammers contact people by phone, e-mail or in person claiming to be working for reputable companies. warning signs, ask specifically for cash, pressure for donations or offer to come to your home to pick up a check. authorities say to be safe, give money directly to well- known charities such as the salvation army or the red cross. >>> a bay area video gamemaker is in the middle of a scandal involving the navy s.e.a.l.s unit 6 and government secrets. redwood
FOX
Nov 6, 2012 6:00am PST
right now could make the hurricane sandy damage even worse. . >>> it is one week after hurricane sandy hit. it happened in low-lying areas and in new jersey that town is expect told get more than an inch of rain and rain gusts up to 55 miles per hour. that is not unusual on its own but this could create a storm surge and add to all the flooding they have had they are investigating reports of gas price gouging and some are reporting up to $30 a gallon craigslist and some are willing to pay it. they have to power their generators until conn edison can turn the power back on. they are trying to get to the polls and governor cuomo is asking them to cast ballots at any polling place they can get to. christie says voters will be allowed to cast ballots by e- mail or fax. >>> they have locked up the race and looking at when the poles close in the biggest battleground states, allison? >> pam, there are nine swing states and here are some coming in tonight. between 4 and 4:30 p.m., the first poles close between virginia, ohio and north carolina. then a 5:00 they close and by 6:00 the battlegr
FOX
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm PST
. there were 355,000 new claims. that is 15,000 less than the 370,000 estimate. many say superstorm sandy could push unemployment applications higher and that is typical after a large hurricane. >>> school teacher won a award and now in line for national recognition as well. she teaches 7th grade english. named one of 5 california teachers. the incident said she is an innovative teacher, she has her students write down their own daily learning targets and she is a contender for national teacher of the year. >>> today we are seeing rain in the bay area as our chief meteorologist bill martin said yesterday. >> scattered showers and snow on the higher elevations of the bay area. but the big thing right now, how cool it is. temperatures last couple days, warm, records a couple days ago and now temperatures are in the 50s. the rain and the snow. we are seeing it on the higher elevations. check it out. the white area is snow. snow in there foothills. blue canyon. 4-inches there. showers moving on shore towards san francisco now and half moon bay. scattered showers. that is the deal. cold storm. this
FOX
Nov 8, 2012 6:00pm PST
by superstorm sandy. >>> on wall street stocks fell exextending a slump into -- extending a slump into a second day. the dow is down 0.94 to 12,811. the nasdaq is down 41 at 2,895. the s&p is down 17 at 1,377. >>> there have been huge back ups all day in livermore, news chopper 2 shot this video of cars backed up on 580 because of the grand opening of the new outlets. the mall includes 130 stores and created 2,000 jobs. and it is estimated to bring in $2 million a year in sales tax revenue. >>> today starbucks started accepting walt payments. -- wallet payments. >>> he is considering a hostile take over of netflix. last week he acquired a 10% stake in the company. >>> donated food delivered for families in need this holiday season, why some folks will be camping out over night. >> a new chick-fil-a opened today in walnut creek. the big crowds and big statements the restaurant attracted. >> watch ktvu live on your computer or cell phone or tablet, download our app or go to www.ktvu.com and click on the live stream. you're on timeout leo! some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things wil
FOX
Nov 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
but still remains high because of the impact of superstorm sandy. two weeks ago, superstorm sandy pushed applications to an 18- month high because the storm caused temporary layoffs in construction, hotel work, restaurants and other industries. >>> a new survey finds u.s. consumer confidence has now soared to its highest level in five years. the university of michigan's consumer sentiment index rose .1% this month to 82.7%. 30% of consumers are also optimistic that the unemployment rate will fall over the next twelve months. but many expressed concerns about the looming fiscal cliff that includes tax heights and spending cuts that are set to hit january 1 if congress fails to act. >>> and the dow is up 48 points. the s&p rose 3. >>> a cease fire agreement has for now quieted the violence in the israel-palestinian conflict. rita is live in our newsroom now where heartbreaking stories just continue to pour in. >> reporter: that's right, gasia. there was a cease fire and a feeling of relief today on both sides of the gaza-israel border. with strong backing from the united states, the deal
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >>> it is going into the books, the new bay area effort to help the victims of sandy. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> welcome to a brand-new day t- the first day of november, i am dave clark. >> and i am pam cook. let's check in with steve paulson. very mild conditions you too, we are near 50 degrees for some. it is even raining in tahoe and i would say from oakland to santa clara, otherwise highs in the 60s. >>> obviously wet weather is going to make the commute little tougher -- a little tougher this thursday. it is 880 westbound and it is getting crowded as we move through emoryville, 6:01 let's go back to the desk. >>> we have tough truck driving conditions after the wet weather overnight. we are in san leandro where a driver was arrested after crashing into a power powell, tara? >> reporter: the chp says he has crashed into a power pole and the wires go right through the tree there. down at the bottom you can see it snapped off at the base and this will take a long time to fix. also wires are snagged along the street here cutting often electricity to sam of this. the suspect drove
FOX
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am PST
new storm where people are recovering sandy. >>> police have shut things down after they found a bomb, we will tell you how they stumbled upon it and who is now in custody. >>> traffic is slow in the sun any veil -- sunny veil area, we will have more on your traffic report straight ahead. . >>> all right, welcome back, good morning to you, here is a quick look at some of the top stories we are following at 6:44, we have hundreds of hotel guests back in burlingame following a carbon-monoxide fleeing fso. they have traced it to a bad boiler and have shut it off. >>> they are investigating the claims of a woman who said she was kidnapped. she was kidnapped from a parking lot from walnut creek and was taken to the remote part of oakland hills. we are right in the middle of the par gone outlets in livermore. the grand opening is set for 10:00 this morning and in fact police in livermore are warning about traffic delays. they are expecting shoppers to flock to this new outlet mall. >>> we are continuing follow that powerful winter storm which is battering the east coast and we want to take
FOX
Nov 22, 2012 10:00pm PST
. >>> giving thanks after losing almost everything, how a community devastated by superstorm sandy is coming together this holiday. >>> grateful for great friends and family and taking an amazing vacation on thanksgiving. news chopper 2 over the paragon outlets. opened the doors 30 minutes ago. we showed you a picture of this a couple minutes ago and it was crowded but not this crowded. you can see even more cars there on interstate 580 and taken the off ramp to the mall and folks trying to get good deals. the helicopter pans over there. the line just keeps going and going and going. it is going to take some of these folk forever just to get to the parking lot. again, it looks like it will be a long night but hopefully they will get great deals and worth it. happening at the new paragon outlets popular since they opened in liver more. >> nasa scieientists say it is discovery that will change the book on mars. the rover made the discovery and john faller says what it may have found and why the announcement has been delayed. >>> after spacecraft's nail biting landing curiosity scientist will m
FOX
Nov 24, 2012 7:00am PST
call for five boaters. >> and another issue to add to the growing list of concerns for sandy victims. what homeowners saying about the devastation. >> and a live look outside at the golden gate bridge on a saturday morning. we are watching in marin, southbound 101, a few lanes closed because of the accident earlier this morning. we will let you know how that's going as we move along. . >>> good morning to you. wow, what a beautiful shot. mostly clear skies, around the bay area. little bit of patchy fog. another good-looking day in store. >> family, friends and fans, are mourning the death of a legendary tv actor. he is probably best remembered as jr in the long running show dallas. he starred in the classic i dream of jennie. he died in a dallas hospital yesterday of complications a battle with cancer. he was 81 years old. >> an alabama sheriff's department is dealing a tragic loss. officials say one of the deputies was killed and another critically injured during a shoot out in baldwin. the deputies were responding to a family dispute when a man in the home started shooting at th
FOX
Nov 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
and catch her. >> the effects of superstorm sandy could be felt by travelers headed to the east coast for the holiday. the crunch that storm has created nearly a month after it hit. >> the ktvu ipad app is ready to download so you take channel 2 with you for the holiday. drive time traffic, bay area weather and video of breaking news any time anywhere. q >>> freemont police are asking for your help in find ago woman who stole a package and some food off someone's front porch. this video caught the theft about 1:00 p.m. last saturday at a home on meyer park circle. 20 minutes after ups made a delivery that woman walked right up and took the package. she took a bag of canned goods left out for a charity drive. police have posted this video on youtube to try to catch her. freemont investigators say this is actually the first time they've used youtube to ask for the public's help in solve a crime. >> there's a new warning on a story we first reported back in may about the small colorful laundry detergent packets. some of the chemicals are toxic and need to be kept away from children. this
FOX
Nov 23, 2012 5:00pm PST
far. before thought, it was hurricane sandy. >>> looks like the volume of black friday purchases impressed investors. the dow jones, s&p and nasdaq were all up. >>> a tough day for more than a dozen residents and two injured firefighters. we'll tell you what's being done for all of them today. >> after tonight, you might be sick of the turkey dinner, but i'll tell you why st. mary's is giving thanks over, and over, and over again. >>> a devastating fire in san jose has left 18 people looking for a place to stay, and more than one firefighter was injured. we have new information about the firefighters who got hurt. >> reporter: firefighters and residents all trying to recover tonight. some displaced residents told me they are staying with family and friends. others plan to ask the red cross here in san jose for help. >> reporter: today cleanion is underway. damage is being assessed, and injuries being treated after a fire roared through a san jose town house on thanksgiving night. firefighters rushed to the complex on willow leaf drive around 8:30, after reports of a fast. sprea
FOX
Nov 5, 2012 12:00pm PST
to recover from superstorm sandy with less than 2 million people without power. but election officials will not keep voters from the polls tomorrow governor christie says voters will be able to kat additional -- to cast additional ballots reform. >>> it's back to school and work for millions of people in new york and new jersey for the first time since the storm hit. it's still a difficult commute by car with gas in short supply. this is the way traffic looked at the lincoln ton. there are more than 400 possible cases of prows gouging. a loaf of bread -- price gouging. a loaf of bread -- a love of bread $7. >>> rosemary will be back in six minutes. >>> new video just in as we follow a story we first brought you yesterday. the dramatic water masu of a family including some young children. >>> the red cross is helping a san leandro company find shelter after a fire. firefighters rushed to the home around 8:0 last night. investigators -- 8:30 last night. investigators say it's not clear how the fire started. >>> contra costa county car investigators are searching for an arsonist after a
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 10:00pm PDT
because of super storm sandy are about to get shorter. governor chris christie today ordered odd, even gas rationing tomorrow in new jersey. more than half of the state's gas stations closed because of the power outages or because they had no gas. as you can imagine waiting in those long lines sometimes for hours has frayed a lot of nerves. >> more help is on the way for the northeast tonight. dozens of pg & i workers have headed to long island. one worker said he's glad for help because some day california may need a favor in return. john fowler reports on the add -- additional groups in california and what they will find. >> reporter: 50 workers flew out today, 50 more tomorrow totaling 250 workers and 100 trucks that as yet another storm bears down on the devastated east coast. >> there's still about 150 million people without power. >> reporter: new york staten island hit exceptionally hard. four days without gasoline or electricity. >> you're going to die, you don't understand you have to get your truck here on this corner, now. >> reporter: i reached pg & e trucks, they said that the
FOX
Nov 6, 2012 7:00am PST
:11. one week after sandy why east coast residents have to evacuate again. and the extreme measures being taken to make sure people dealing with sandy's aftermath can get out and vote. >> a controversial idea what california state university isproposing that made the students just furious. >>> lots of sunshine and it will be nice but not as warm as yesterday but way above average on temps and big changes start tomorrow. but maybe one more day of a couple record highs. >> thank you, steve. >>> one week after sandy devastated many seaside towns in new jersey, some people are being told to evacuate again. the office of emergency management is ordered people living in low lying areas in brick township new jersey to evacuate ahead of an approaching nor'easter. the town is expected to see more than an inch of rain and wind gusts up to 55 miles per hour during the storm. that alone is not unusual. but it could create a storm surge and add to the flooding. >>> turnout for the election has been heavy even in locations that saw heavy damage from super storm sandy. here you can see people long lines
KICU
Nov 7, 2012 7:00pm PST
campaign, nearly making up for the cancelations from storm sandy. here, the democrats gained seats in the legislature and for the first time in 80 years, the democrats will hold a super majority in the state assembly. that means that california minority republicans will have no real power to block insulations. one measure that could come up would be passage of a measure to legalize same sex marriage. senator stein berg says that there's no plan to raise taxes, which republicans say were there number one dinner. >>> following the presidential election, nasdaq fell 74, e.u. leaders scaled back on estimates on growth for next year. >>> in greece, hundreds of protesters clashed with police as the country's parliament prepares to vote on a package of spending cuts. a 48 hour strike is underway with banks, schools, and public offices closed. the prime minister is calling for pensions and holiday hours to be cut, in order to keep receiving bailout funds. >>> with the election behind us, wall street is turning to the fiscal cliff. congress needs to compromise to keep the economy on track a
KICU
Nov 26, 2012 7:00pm PST
to the federal government for help to pay for the billions of dollars in damage from superstorm sandy. governor around komo says that the state has already run up a 48 billion-dollar tab from the storm. it says the state can't afford it and needs the aid. the bulk is -- preventive measures. federal mediators are stepping in to help with the labor dispute. talks between the players union approximate the nhl has led to the lock out and the cancelation of the first two and a half months. the sharks are scheduled to resume on -- nhl could be in germantown if the two sides can't work out impasses on player contracts and revenue sharing. >>> the c.h.p. says that this thanksgiving weekend was markedly deadlier than past years. ten people died from we knew evening to last night midnight. and that's compared to two in the same period last year. both on. and that's up from 32 deaths in the same period in 2011. ten of those killed in freeway debts were not wearing seatbelts. someone anonymously returned a cell phone to a grieving mother in sacramento county this weekend, whoever left the phone was near th
FOX
Nov 5, 2012 7:00am PST
is preparing for another big storm, even as the region works to recover from sandy. a nor'easter could hit midweek causing more beach erosion, flooding and rain. thousands of homes are still without power in new york city where temperatures are expected to drop in the 20s overnight. >> people are in homes that are uninhabitable. it and that will become increasingly evident when the power and heat don't go on. >>> seven people including four children are safe after being rescued from a capsized vote in marin county. >> they used a saw to rescued he cue two kids right there. they were trapped more 90 minutes in that upsite down boat. a helicopter rescued two other children and -- their both overturned near the bay yesterday afternoon. no one was wearing a life jacket. so everyone is lucky to be alive. >> thank god the kids got away alive. >> one adult suffered from mine off injuries. still not clear -- minor injuries. still not clear why it flipped over. >>> we want to check in with sal. >> it's a little bit busier today. we have an accident west 80 as you drive through richmond. we've had s
FOX
Nov 9, 2012 4:30am PST
'easter after superstorm sandy. cars with even numbered license plates can fill up on even numbered days and odd plates on odd days. power outages still persist. >> they told us it was going to be maybe thanksgiving. so, you know, it's very rotator -- very rough. >> he says power companies are working slowly, and he wants them investigated. many still do not have power. if you are flying today you might want to check with the airline ahead of time. there were storm related cancellations yesterday, much fewer than the day before though. most were from jfk in new york, new ark in new jersey. >>> people who live in treasure islands may have to deal with power outages for a while longer. the power has gone out an average of once a week for four hours at a time. that's according to a report filed with the cities cup. the city's utilities commission says there's no permanent commission until the islands are turned over to the city and developed. however, that may not happen for several years. >>> seven members of navy seal team 6 after the military says they disclosed classified information to electro
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Nov 15, 2012 7:00am PST
is still trying to recover from super storm sandy. you can see the president there walking across the tarmac, waving to people there. the president is about to fly to jfk airport in new york city. he's expected to get there in about an hour. flying directly out of air force one, and traveling to staten island, an area hit hard by the super storm sandy. the president plans to survey the damage from super storm sandy and the recent nor'easter, he will meet with families affected by the storms, like he did two weeks ago in new jersey, where these pictures are from. governor cuomo said he will ask for $30 billion in federal aid. and people are still without power after two and a half weeks. >>> the fda has reports of 13 deaths that could be linked to a caffeinated energy drink. the fda says there is no evidence linking five hour energy drinks to the deaths, but in each case, it is cited for possible involvement. and the fda continues to very long. the maker says the drink is safe when used as directed. >>> new this morning, bp has reached a settlement over the gulf oil spill. it's the
FOX
Nov 19, 2012 4:30am PST
president biden says he will make sure the jersey shore is restored. telling super sandy storm victims says he -- says they have a home boy theta gets it. >> we're not going anywhere. and you've got a home boy in the deal who gets it. >> the vice president grew up in the region and spent summers on the shore as a child. some insist he was calling president obama a home boy and that the term was a racial confrontation. >>> people in the bay area took a moment to remember victims of america's worse mass suicide. a somber ceremony was held to mark the anniversary of the jonestown massacre. on november 18th, 1978 jim jones desserted his temple to bring his followers to diana and drink cyanide laced kool- aid. more than 900 people died including children. mourners covered up the part of the cemetery memorial that displays the name of jim jones. >>> time now 4:51. it has been 24 years since the hayward girl vanished. the gathering being held to remember makayla garrett. >>> oakland based program getting a prestigious white house award from a few hours from now. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channe
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Nov 22, 2012 7:00am PST
of families who have been hurt by sandy back there, they have front row seats for the parade, but just want to take you there live, and we'll check back later on. >>> it is 7:16. u.s. soldiers in afghanistan celebrated the thanksgiving holiday with a traditional turkey meal, and a game of rugby. about 60,000 u.s. troops are in afghanistan. spending thanksgiving away from their families, for many, this will be the last thanksgiving they're deployed in that country. >> this is the first thanksgiving game we've done, so we're excited about t we have a lot of participation from folks that normally don't play. so -- >> notice he's wearing a jets jersey they were doe natured by the jets -- donated by the jets. almost all troops are scheduled to withdraw by the end of 2014 when afghan forces will take over security. >>> woman from sacramento county is giving back in a big way. helping americans soldiers over seas. >> lot of toothbrushes, toothpaste. >> (has a son, serving now in afghanistan. he told her that the troops need things like baby wipes, and socks. she decided to collect the items for ch
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Nov 22, 2012 12:00pm PST
of manhattan at the annual macy's parade. >>> victims of super storm sandy were among those with front row seats at the annual macy's thanksgiving day parade. [ music ] >> the event attracted more than 3 million people to check out colorful float, giant balloons, marching bands and other performers, some camped out to get a good spot but macy's gave 5000 prime spots to the victims of the storm and after the stormy weather relm it is as you can see sunny, over 50 degrees there in new york city. in addition to people along the parade route 50 million people watched the festivities on tv. >>> a thanksgiving tradition that has nothing to do with turkey begins today. the san francisco auto shop is at mosconi stir that features 800 cars and you will have a chance to drive 40 of those cars, it is the first time that opportunity has been offered. the show runs through monday. >>> we have posted more details about the show on our website. go to ktvu.com and look under hot topics for the web links section. >>> muni riders will soon be able to find out about delays on their route by checking their s
KICU
Nov 2, 2012 11:30pm PDT
at citibank. >>> the long super long lines for gas in new jersey because of super storm sandy are about to get shorter. governor chris christie today ordered odd, even gas rationing tomorrow in new jersey. more than half of the state's gas stations closed because of the power outages or because they had no gas. as you can imagine waiting in those long lines sometimes for hours has frayed a lot of nerves. >> more help is on the way for the northeast tonight. dozens of pg & i workers have headed to long island. one worker said he's glad for help because some day california may need a favor in return. john fowler reports on the add -- additional groups in california and what they will find. >> reporter: 50 workers flew out today, 50 more tomorrow totaling 250 workers and 100 trucks that as yet another storm bears down on the devastated east coast. >> there's still about 150 million people without power. >> reporter: new york staten island hit exceptionally hard. four days without gasoline or electricity. >> you're going to die, you don't understand you have to get your truck here on this corner,
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Nov 5, 2012 11:30pm PST
:00 news. >>> new york and new jersey officials are scrambling a week after superstorm sandy devastated that area. both states are delivering ballots to emergency shelters. they will allow vetters to cast ballots at any open polling station. some polling missions have no electricity. finding housing for the storm victims who lost their homes is a much larger problem. they number in the 10s of thousands. local, state, and federal officials have yet to come up with a long term solution. in addition, about 1.4 million homes and businesses are still without power. one new jersey utility said all of its customers should be back online by friday. >>> in another installment of a ktvu investigation into chevron refinery inspections, we have information tonight on cal- osha's part in the process. the agency has a limit the number of resources to inspect more than 1,000 refineries. two years ago, after a deadly fire at a tasoro refinery. it only looked at their paperwork. >> did we do a walk around? no. >> reporter: cal-osha concluded that california's refineries are some of the safest in the nat
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Nov 7, 2012 11:30pm PST
. just about making up for all the money lost last week from the cancelations during hurricane sandy. >> reporter: in boston, rita williams, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> president obama's reelection is being heavily attributed to the votes of minorities and young people. fox news exit polls show 60% of voters under the age of 30 chose mr. obama. he received support from 93% of blacks. 73% of asians, and 71% of hispanics. the president's victory points to the nation's changing demographic. >> republicans are not clicking with those groups. and as those groups grow, and republican policy stays the same, they're going to continue to lose elections. young republicans say the gop needs to start at the root of the group in its outreach efforts. >>> how prop 30 effects college tuitions right away. >> the northeast is in the middle of a nor'easter bringing 60 mile-an-hour winds. this storm is not nearly as intense as sandy. but some recovery and cleanup work has stopped until it passes. it has also brought more power outages. thousands of residents who had just gotten their lights back on only
KICU
Nov 22, 2012 11:30pm PST
. >>> definitely something to be travel for. on the east coast many survivors of superstorm sandy are thankful for the help they have been receiving. and in queens, the first congregational church fed a thousand people. usually they prepare meals for half that many people and this year they prepared the meals using generators since it does not have electricity. >> i thank god and the people that came together. with the storm everybody became a family. >>> many of those seeking help at the church left with a full stomach but feeling optimistic that will community support they can pull through the difficult time. >>> 49 years ago today was a horrific day in the country, the day that president john f. kennedy was assassinated. he was riding in a motorcade in dallas and shot and died at park land hospital nearby. the nation was in shock, leave harvey oswald was arrested and days later he was shot and killed. there have been numerous conspiracy theories but no proof that anybody besides oswald was responsible. >>> warnings for cautious homeowners, the information that is tipping off people. >>> giv
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Nov 5, 2012 10:00pm PST
york and new jersey officials are scrambling a week after superstorm sandy devastated that area. both states are delivering ballots to emergency shelters. they will allow vetters to cast ballots at any open polling station. some polling missions have no electricity. finding housing for the storm victims who lost their homes is a much larger problem. they number in the 10s of thousands. local, state, and federal officials have yet to come up with a long term solution. in addition, about 1.4 million homes and businesses are still without power. one new jersey utility said all of its customers should be back online by friday. >>> in another installment of a ktvu investigation into chevron refinery inspections, we have information tonight on cal- osha's part in the process. the agency has a limit the number of resources to inspect more than 1,000 refineries. two years ago, after a deadly fire at a tasoro refinery. it only looked at their paperwork. >> did we do a walk around? no. >> reporter: cal-osha concluded that california's refineries are some of the safest in the nation. greg is sen
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Nov 6, 2012 7:00pm PST
. >> let's talk about sandy. a lot of people were worried it may impact the election. we were -- talking about how seven% of the population, they decided in who they were going to vote for. do you think sandy had any impact? >> it may have and this is the president at his finest. the moments where he was stand with the governor in new jersey, active anden caged and looking presidential. it was his best closing argument with how he handled the hurricane. since things have started to fall apart and the last couple days the reports have focused on the communities left out but as -- the timing of the election was falling, this was -- the best closing argument he could have had. >> we will keep you here all night. talk to you throughout the evening. really a very interesting race that's still way to close to call. razor thin margins. we will be back with a lot more after this. >> and as we leave you we want to show you arizona, its been called for romney. 57%, president's 43% in the state of arizona. travel advisories to small business loans. government car auctions to finding a new job. t
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Nov 7, 2012 6:00am PST
. the mere fact it comes in a week after sandy is causing problems. fog, sun, cooler for us. a westerly wind. fog on the coast. also some of that is over the bridges and moving in locally. 60s and 70s on the temps. they'll continue to slide down today. out of those 80s and goodbye to the 80s on the coast. colder showers developing on thursday and very cold kind of a rainy off and on pattern on friday. the weekend looks better. very cold in the morning. >>> 6:13. new details about a man that was killed in an officer involved shooting in fremont. what the man's family is saying about his mental state at the time of that shooting. >>> the decision on a controversial measure that would ban sitting around on the streets of berkeley. >>> we are more election results for you right now. look at your screen. prop 33 which would make changes in auto insurance. seems to be lagging right now. the yes vote 45% the no vote 55%. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. time now 6:16. one of the most recognizable political figures in the bay area is heading back to washington. california has ree
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Nov 7, 2012 10:00pm PST
the money lost last week from the cancelations during hurricane sandy. >> reporter: in boston, rita williams, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> president obama's reelection is being heavily attributed to the votes of minorities and young people. fox news exit polls show 60% of voters under the age of 30 chose mr. obama. he received support from 93% of blacks. 73% of asians, and 71% of hispanics. the president's victory points to the nation's changing demographic. >> republicans are not clicking with those groups. and as those groups grow, and republican policy stays the same, they're going to continue to lose elections. young republicans say the gop needs to start at the root of the group in its outreach efforts. >>> how prop 30 effects college tuitions right away. >> the northeast is in the middle of a nor'easter bringing 60 mile-an-hour winds. this storm is not nearly as intense as sandy. but some recovery and cleanup work has stopped until it passes. it has also brought more power outages. thousands of residents who had just gotten their lights back on only to have it out again. one woman asked h
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Nov 17, 2012 7:00am PST
of tragedy. how tow truck drivers preying on victims of sandy. >> we are wake up with scattered showers but we do have a break on the wait a way. what to expect coming up. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. . >>> officials in new york say tow truck drivers preying on victims of sandy. undercover officers are looking for two tow truck driver who have been stealing cars damaged in the storm. they say that they can get as much as $500 per car at a junkyard. >> i know of one good arrest that patrol made where a man was arrested for trying to steal a porsche out of one of
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Nov 21, 2012 7:00am PST
,000 but the -- 41,000. but the number remains higher than expected because of hurricane sandy. 410,000 americans filed for initial jobless benefits last week. economists had expected the number to be higher. >>> and hewlett-packard's stock is up about .5 right now. this is after a 12% drop yesterday morning. investors started the selloff after hp's announcement after massive accounting errors on the autonomy company. the securities and exchange information are now looking into the issue. >>> in about 15 minutes, hostess brand heads to bankruptcy court. the company wants court approval to sell off its assets and liquidate. the latest round of talks did not reach a compromise acceptable for both sides. now hostess hopes to sell off the names and recipes for some of the its treats like dingdongs and twinkties. >>> potentially dangerous toys are still being told this holiday season. the california public interest group released its 27th annual trouble in toyland list. it names toys that they consider toxic and dangerous to kids and out of the 200 toys it surveyed, they found more than a dozen toys t
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Nov 23, 2012 7:00am PST
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Nov 25, 2012 7:00am PST
on google earth and world maps doesn't actually exist. it shows sandy island between australia and new caledonia, a and when they traveled to the supposed location of the island. it is nowhere to be found. how the nonexistent island started showing up on maps. >>> deadly crash in el dorado county leaves two people dead including children. what led up to the collision. >>> a man rescued from the pickup truck as it dangled over the edge of an oregon freeway. why he is facing charges this morning. . >>> deadly morning as they hit the road to head back from the thanksgiving holiday. welcome back to "mornings on 2". i am mike mibach. >> i am claudine wong. >>> it was a tough weekend and the fog could be slowing down the commute. we are on the hayward side where it is socked in for hours. >> matt, any clearer there? >> reporter: yes, it is a little bit clear. fog is still an issue here on the san mateo bridge. they are asking people to slow down. some have fog ads. we are showing you -- fog advisories. and just how thick the fog is here. chp say some of the worse accidents happen on bridges.
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Nov 26, 2012 7:00am PST
to sandy are now getting work. the governor has set aside $27 million to hire 5,000 new yorkers who help clean and rebuild their neighborhoods. it's estimated that 200,000 new yorkers are unemployed because of sandy. all adults impacted by sandy can apply but the initiative is geared towards people ages 18 to 24. >> it's that age bracket that has the highest unemployment. so we're doing a two--part here where the unim-- two-part thing here where the unemployment for that age group can run as high as 27%. >>> coming up -- what's moving the markets this morning and were retailers seeing a lot of green on black friday? >> and controversial confetingty -- >>> and controversy confety. why investigators will look into it during the -- confetti. why investigators will look into it. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing,
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Nov 29, 2012 7:00am PST
for victims of sandy. he met with more than a half dozen lawmakers on capitol hill. the state of new york is asking for $42 billion in additional federal aid and new jersey needs federal aid to cover most of the nearly 37 billion-dollar cost for recovery and rebuilding. >> trying to stop a killer. we are just finding more about the brave action of one man during that cement plant shooting last year. it cost him his life. > shocking stories from survivors of that fire. the action of managers that increased the death toll. iramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. . >>> cloudy to mostly cloudy. windy as well, temperatures upper 60s for some, some light rain but a break today until tonight and then another strong system,
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Nov 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
coverage of the cleanup from superstorm sandy, and vice president joe biden today visited new jersey to view the damage there. after a helicopter tour of the coastal area hit by the storm, the vice president met with emergency workers who lost their own homes and he thanked them and promised to help bring back the area's beaches and famed atlantic city boardwalk. the late october storm killed 24 people and knocked out power for millions. some 600 people are still without electricity tonight. >>> also today, new york senator charles schumer called for an overhaul of the cell phone industry, after the massive failure in service during the storm. >> the goal is simple, that no matter what the disaster, there's uninterrupted cell phone service for our first responders and for our citizens who lost power and need food, need to report fires, need to communicate in every way. >> a quarter of cell phone users in the area lost service when sandy hit. senator schumer wants the fcc to require cell phone operators to have backup power and find other ways to keep service going during disasters. >
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Nov 19, 2012 5:00am PST
of hurricane sandy. >>> westbound 80 traffic the mccarthur maze that traffic looks good. i'll tell you more about the morning commute. >>> good morning, mostly cloudy. highs in the 60s. we'll talk about the next rain in five minutes. >>> welcome back. good morning, to you. here's a quick look at some of the top stories we are following for you right thousand. we will show you live pictures we just got this in about ten minutes ago. this is from the gaza strip. you can see a building on fire. black smoke billowing. now gaza and the militants in bah virginia and israelis have been traded attacks. it's now been six days they have been firing back and forth. we just got these pictures in. we can tell you that u.n. secretary general is due to arrive in egypt hoping to develop peace talks. we'll keep you posted on what is happening as we look at the live pictures and get to you with more details. >>> back here at home a man hunt is happening right now in san jose. one of the men you see here is arrested. plus san francisco supervisors are due to vote tomorrow on whether to ban public nudity. scot
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Nov 19, 2012 6:00am PST
of many hurricane sandy victims will soon be demolished. the building department has been red tagging homes. people are saving what they can before their homes are bulldozed. many are now living with family and friends though and the department is struggling to find them and tell them before it's done. >>> during his new jersey visit vice president joe biden said he will make sure the jersey shore is fully restored. he told sandy victims in his words you've got a home boy if the deal who gets it. >> the president who is up here with the governor we're not going anywhere. we're not going anywhere. and you got a home boy. in the deal who gets. >> the vice president is from scranton, pennsylvania and summer add the jersey shore when he was a child. >>> the man accused in the oh cushion university shooting. >>> these folks are all about camping. >>> and are the traffic patterns changing this week? we'll tell you why there is some evidence there are. >>> good morning. partly sunny partly cloudy skies. rain will hold off until tomorrow night. highs today in the 60s. a little warmer toward s
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Nov 23, 2012 5:00am PST
the most out of a disaster caused by super storm sandy and how they want to turn it into a moneymaker. >>> good morning. we have mostly clear skies. temperatures will warm up anywhere from 30s 40s to 50s on the lows but 60s for highs. >>> a n roller coaster knock -- a new jersey roller coaster knocked into the atlantic ocean because of super storm sandy may live on as a tourist attraction. the decision has not opinion made to -- he believes tourists will flock to see it. demolition crews have removed the damaged board walk. >>> no power water shortages are expected from a huge power plant. the fire started in the control room of the plant yesterday morning. and mostly expecting the four stories of the plant that are below ground. firefighters made several attempts at putting the fire out but because of dangerous conditions they are letting it burn out instead. >>> 5:55. oakland there is a very ambitious teenager who wants piedmont to become one with oakland. 17-year-old noah goldstein and his friends started the liberate piedmont movement. they have been hounding people in both cities
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Nov 4, 2012 11:30pm PST
record breaking temperatures. now last week we were talking about superstorm sandy unfortunately we're talking at another storm, nothing like last week. but if you can pick up, some rainfall moving into parts of missouri. look at this circulation developing right around florida this will be the key as we head into late tuesday into wednesday. deep into a pretty impressive area of low pressure. this will be the source of strong winds, heavy rain possible some snow and possibly some more coastal flooding. nothing like last week but they do not need another storm for this part of the country we're going to be watching that over the next few days. high pressure in full command of our weather at least for tomorrow and into tuesday. temperatures a good 10 to 15 degrees above average. that is for tomorrow. look what happens beginning wednesday, thursday and friday, cold pressure moves in. warmest locations only in the upper 50s to right around 60 degrees. and there is a chance of a few spotty showers as early as thursday lasting into friday. cold enough that we could have a little bit of d
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